Regional PMO Leader

( Other )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

Ceridian is a global leader in Human Capital Management technology. Simply put, we allow our customers to do the most complex things well (HR, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Workforce Management and Talent Management) and do them to scale.

Makes Work Life Better™ is our brand promise, not only to our customers, but to our employees as well. Our flagship platform, Dayforce, helps leaders make smart decisions based on data, strategy and intelligence that create value and maximize productivity.

How do we make work life better?

  • By delivering an award-winning product, conceptualized and developed by award-winning leaders, that result in award-winning customer employee experiences
  • By hiring highly innovative, diverse talent that fully embraces and embodies our core values in everything they do: Customer Focus, Equity, Shared Ambition, Agility, Transparency, Optimism
  • By using modern technology, such as voice-activation with Dayforce Assistant and access to your money as soon as you earn it with Dayforce Wallet to stay in rhythm with the evolving demands of our 4 million global users

We understand that no matter where you are, choosing a new employer is always one of life’s most stressful events. We encourage you to check us out at to learn more about how we are impacting the world of work for our customers, employees and you!

Location: For this role, we are open to remote work located anywhere in Australia or Singapore, including virtual.

About The Opportunity

Reporting to the VP: Global PMO and Methodology the Regional PMO Leader is responsible for contributing to the transition of the client project management community ‘from tactical task masters to deliverers of vision’ and to providing delivery excellence project services.

This will be a new capability for Ceridian, contributing to the creation of an independent, strong, authoritative, objective, and leading PMO team which becomes the central source of truth and content for all client project-based matters. The role will be heavily focused on supporting regional project teams in successful client delivery.

What you’ll get to do

The role will focus on three main areas:

Global PMO initiatives

  • Interacting with local project community, and management, to drive adoption of PMO initiatives.
  • Providing clear insight from the field on value-add actions and ideas for improvements in process and methods.

Client facing support

  • Development and delivery of project ‘Health’ services in partnership with local project management, to improve project success levels and customer satisfaction.
  • Enabling resolution of any escalation issues, with project managers and professional services leaders.
  • Local partner ‘guidance’ as appropriate.
  • Sales involvement (at large scale/risk) as an ‘authority’ for project delivery.

Community building

  • Contributing to PMO community activities, and aiding collaboration of all project managers.
  • Mentoring new project managers and coaching of more experienced project managers.
  • Being a local source of support and aid to project managers.

Being a key contributor to a multi-year Global PMO program of growth:

  • Be Brilliant at Basics
  • This is about getting that framework for project delivery in place that addresses all forms of Ceridian client project and strengthening the project community to build a truly collaborative community that supports each other, and designing, building, and launching a range of delivery assurance services.
  • Be Brilliant at Global
  • This is about regional PMO presence, together with cultural alignment and the optimization of offshore resources.
  • Be Brilliant at Scale
  • This is about the ability to consistently deliver at scale anywhere in the world – directly from Ceridian resources, or in alignment with Ceridian partners.
  • Be Brilliant at Futures
  • This is about gaining from the many actual and anticipated developments in the project world.
  • Develop and run a standard reporting process that ensures a high level of visibility to all stakeholders and executive leadership with clear project accountability to the success measures.
  • Create a consistent framework by embedding a strong project management culture across the organization. Provide mentorship, training, and guidance to project managers around the world.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with leaders across the business to understand their needs and ensure the Global PMO has the right business plan today and tomorrow to meet their needs - identifying what the Global PMO needs to do and develop in order to support Ceridian's growth.
  • Be in touch with innovation in the industry to ensure you are bringing in the best methods, practices, and tools to drive Ceridian's capability and support our rapid growth.
  • Excellent consulting, collaboration, and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • What’s In It For You
  • Encouragement to be the best version of yourself at and away from work:
  • YOUnity diversity and inclusion programs
  • Amazing time away from work programs
  • Support for your total well-being through our Live Well, Work Well programs targeting all aspects of your life
  • Recognition for your contributions through excellent pay, perks, and rewards
  • Giving where you’re living: volunteer days, Ceridian sponsored events, and our very own charity, Ceridian Cares
  • Opportunities to fuel your career growth through numerous internal and external programs and events
  • Skills And Experience We Value
  • 10+ years of program and project management leadership experience, ideally including experience working within a Global PMO with a cross functional mandate.
  • Experience working in the high-tech industry, with a background in HCM, Software/SaaS, and cloud platforms.
  • Great leadership capabilities with ability to build successful cross-functional teams including inspiring, attracting, selecting, developing, and retaining top talent.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills at senior levels, with the ability to interpret and summarize data to help management achieve strategic and operational goals.
  • Excellent client facing skills and an understanding of customer satisfaction metrics.
  • Clear and articulate oral and written communication skills, including report writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent project and program management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Sense of urgency to deliver new capabilities to the business, along with the ability to prioritize multiple and competing priorities
  • Ability to influence at all levels, internally and externally with stakeholders
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of project management disciplines, methodologies, process improvement, best practices, and tools.
  • Strong mentoring skills.
  • Self-starter with a results orientation.
  • Proactive management approach.
  • Credibility as a senior level project leader.
  • Collaborative and consultative leader and team member.
  • Resilient and resourceful.
  • Conflict management and resolution skills – with the ability to build consensus, anticipate and solve problems.
  • Ceridian is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider and embrace ALL individuals and what makes them unique. We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment. We provide our employees with comprehensive benefits for various life circumstances and needs, great opportunities for career development, and a balanced lifestyle to achieve personal and professional success. We encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions.
  • We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a Ceridian Recruiter with a email directly from our organization.
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